Beryl (Var: Aquamarine), Muscovite
Large Cabinet, 17.2 x 10.2 x 6.3 cm
Resplendor, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil

This fine matrix specimen has bright, aqua-blue crystals of aquamarine in muscovite matrix. They are sharply hexagonal, and stand out dramatically vs. the metallic, lustrous muscovite blade stacks. Each aquamarine is about 2 inches, one a little more. The crystals have a glassy luster, high transparency, and good color.